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May 19, 2020
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WHAT’S FRESH

PHOTO GALLERY

There’s always some strange, interesting, beautiful or fun going on here at the Acre, so I carry a camera. Just in case.

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AROUND THE ACRE

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May 29, 2020, 3:12 pm
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real feel: 68°F
UV-Index: 2
sunrise: 5:41 am
sunset: 7:51 pm
 
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GARDEN POSTS

Happy Valentine’s Day – Have a Tomato! (Video)

February 14th, 2020|

Last spring I planted a grape tomato variety from Johnny's Selected Seeds called Valentine. Developed in collaboration with Penn State University, the Johnny's catalog described it as having "Massive early yields, deep red color and unusually rich flavor." All true. By the time the season ended four plants produced nearly 80 pounds of delicious, firm grape tomatoes. A definite 5 out of 5 stars. Here's a short video from the garden so you can see for yourself.

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FOOD & RECIPES

How to Make Awesome Hot Sauce

March 11th, 2020|

I like a good hot sauce. Not the mouth blistering hot stuff, but the spicy, complex kind that delivers a wave of interesting flavors as well as heat. For me, fermented hot sauces are the best at delivering that combination. Making fermented hot sauce is easy too. All you need is peppers, salt, water and a little time. Here's my basic 1 week hot sauce recipe, and a more exotic 6 month one that's a favorite every year.

FOOD & RECIPES

How to Make Awesome Hot Sauce

I like a good hot sauce. Not the mouth blistering hot stuff, but the spicy, complex kind that delivers a wave of interesting flavors as well as heat. For me, fermented hot sauces are the best at delivering that combination. Making fermented hot sauce is easy too. All you need is peppers, salt, water and a little time. Here's my basic 1 week hot sauce recipe, and a more exotic 6 month one that's a favorite every year.

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